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Upcoming 02-17-22

Zoom history

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society, in partnership with Holley Graded School Inc., will host a two-part virtual program, “Black Voices: Memories of Holley Graded School,” by Zoom. All viewers must pre-register to receive the Zoom link. Register at or call 462-7280.

“Holley Graded School Memories, 1922-1959,” will be presented at 3 p.m. February 22. “Holley Graded School Past, Present, and Future,” will be presented at 3 p.m. February 27.

Paint night

RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host Paint Night from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, February 24. The project will be “Bird of Paradise.” The instructor will be Dough Mock.

Bring beverages and snacks. The fee is $35 for members and $40 for others. Register at or 436-9309.

Volunteer fair

The Foundation for Historic Christ Church (FHCC) invites the community to a volunteer fair from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 24, at Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Positions include docents, receptionists, gardeners and researchers.

Cooking demo

Stratford Hall will offer a free virtual lecture and cooking demonstration at 7 p.m. Monday, February 28. Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz will present Sugar, Slavery, and Revolution: The Real History of White Gold. Pre-registration is required. Register at

Sundays at Two

The Lancaster Community Library Sundays at Two winter lecture series will open March 6 with Book Writing: From Idea to Publication by Dr. Allener Baker-Rogers.

The lecture will begin at 2 p.m. at LCL, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.

Barbecue dinner

Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, will serve a take-out barbecue dinner from 4-6 p.m. March 6.

The fee is $25, by advance payment at, or the Tavern Gift Shoppe.

Telling all

The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum will host “Local Watermen Tell All – Believe it or Not!” from 7-8 p.m. March 7 at Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville. Herb Lewis, Emory Lewis, Mate Swift and Meredith Robbins will share “salty” stories.

The suggested donation is $5 per person. For reservations, email [email protected].

Rappahannock Record Staff
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